News & Events

  • Author talk at Shellharbour Library, 24 October 2019
  • Book launch This Person Is Not That Person at the historic Thirroul Railway Institute Hall, 20 October, 2019. MC Linda Godfrey. Launched by Helena Fox. Guitarist Bruce Greenfeld.
  • This Person Is Not That Person published by Puncher & Wattmann, September 2019
  • ‘Plover’ published in Verity La, May 2019. Link here
  • Author talk at Thirroul Library, 14 May 2019
  • ‘Thunder-drop sky’ (microlit) published in Shuffle, the latest anthology from Spineless Wonders (2019), edited by Cassandra Atherton
  • Keynote presenter at the inaugural Flash Fiction Festival, Canberra, April 2018
  • Loopholes shortlisted for the Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA) 2017. Details here of the event and the shortlist
  • Appeared at the Newcastle Writers Festival 2017 – a panel on Reading and Writing Microfiction, with Jon Steiner and Richard HoltLoopholes was launched by Carmel Bird. Details here
  • Attended the Faber Writing Academy at Allen & Unwin 2017
  • Loopholes – a collection of microfiction – was published by Spineless Wonders December 2016. Here’s a great review of Loopholes from Books+Publishing 
  • Also one from NSW Writers’ Centre Sept ’17
  • Take a look at ‘What I’m reading’ on Meanjin’s blog November 3 2014 here
  • Flash fiction piece ‘Hold-up’ on screen at Federation Square, Melbourne, during the Melbourne Writers Festival, August 2014 (Flashing the Square)
  • Awarded a Varuna PIP Fellowship 2014 for This Person Is Not That Person
  • Awarded an Australian Society of Authors Mentorship 2013–14 for This Person Is Not That Person. Mentor: Janet Hutchinson
  • Waiting for the Southerly received a Commended in the Anne Elder Award 2012 for a first book of poetry
  • Poetry collection Waiting for the Southerly launched by Richard Morecroft on 17 June 2012 at the Thirroul Railway Institute Hall, with MC Linda Godfrey, and guitarist Bruce Greenfeld
  • Story ‘Down Came A Blackbird’ shortlisted for the 2012 Overland/Victoria University short story award for new and emerging writers ($6000 prize). Over 630 entries, 19 on shortlist
  • Guest poet at Bundanoon’s Winterfest, July 2012,with Ron Pretty and Victoria McGrath
  • Short story manuscript shortlisted for Varuna Publisher Fellowship 2012
  • Read Susan’s interview with Spineless Wonders here 
  • Guest poet South Coast Writers Centre for National Poetry Week 2009
  • Guest poet Shoalhaven Poetry Festival 2007

 


Photos of launch of This Person Is Not That Person, held at the historic Thirroul Railway Institute Hall, 20 October 2019